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PBS
Jan 1, 2013 12:00am PST
it off. >> reporter: in january of 1973, while attending uc berkeley, steve landed his dream job with how let's packard. >> they hire med to design their hand--- they hire med to design their hand-held calculator, and it was the first scientific calculator ever, the wing that changed everything for the world. it cost $400 when it was new. in today's money, what is that, $2,000? so they were very valuable. and then i was working on designing some of the chips that were inside these calculators from hewlett- packard. a real highlight of my life, one of the greatest companies in the world, and i wanted to work there forever, i would be an engineer for life at hewlett- packard. >> luckily for us, that was not the case, steve joshes convinced him to go -- steve jobs convinced him to go into business, and it was a match made in heaven. they debuted the apple 1 at the home brew computer club. a diy gathering for like-minded engineers. it caused a commotion. >> that caused a lot of people to start believing we could have a computer in the home some day, and we were thinking an ugly littl
PBS
Jan 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
health was karen sokal-gutierrez, a pediatrician and professor at u.c. berkeley. she showed us pictures from 30 years ago, when kids had healthy teeth. but just one generation later, the photos look different. >> this is a child who has all of the teeth on the bottom rotten and all of the teeth on the top. years late, when i'd go to a village and the kids would come flock around us and hug us and smile and that's when i saw, "oh, my god. their teeth are all black and rotten." i'd never seen this before. what happened? so, you want to treat your patient. >> reporter: professor gutierrez and her team of volunteers work on the ground in el salvador, training health workers and donating supplies. she estimates that 85% of kids in rural areas of el salvador have tooth decay and nearly half experience mouth pain, leading to serious problems, like jaw infections, tooth loss, and malnutrition. she puts much of the blame on snack food imported from the united states. with sales peaking at home, american companies are searching for new markets. in 2009, 25% of coca colas operating profits came fr
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